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as the american consulate came under attack in benghazi. u.s. officials confirm stevens, information officer shawn smith and two other americans were killed as they tried to evacuate staff members from the complex. >> make no mistake, we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> reporter: gunmen armed with automatic weapons stormed the consulate overnight. the mob of mostly conservative muslims was protesting an american made film that they believe insults islam's prophet muhammad. >> this is an attack that should shock the conscience of people of all faiths. >> reporter: stevens was a career diplomat who had already served to hours in lybia. >> he risked his life to stop a tyrant. then gave his life trying to help build a better libya. >> reporter: the unrest started in cairo, egypt where demonstrators scaled the wall of the u.s. embassy and tore down the american flag all in the name of religion. republican white house hopeful mitt romney accused the obama administration of sending mixed signals about condemning the attacks. >> possibly the
chris to benghazi during the revolution to show support. he was able to -- he will be able to advise our government about what to do for freedom and democracy for the people of libya. >> reporter: investigators are in ben benghazi. >>> wrongfully convicted in a murder for hire plot justin wolfe was hoping to walk out of a jail today after serving 11 years in console taker confine -- console taker confinement. a judge overturned the sentence after he discovered the prosecution allowed false testimony at trial. we're going live to peggy fox in manassas with more information. peggy? >> report: jc, there was huge disappointment and many tears today in the courtroom after judge mary grace o'brien denied a request for justin wolfe's release. the courtroom wasn't even big enough for all the people who came to support justin wolfe, people who believe he's innocent and spent 11 years on death row for no reason. he was convicted of murder for hire back in 2001 for the shooting death of daniel petrole. both wolfe and petrole war marijuana dealers. the person who shot and killed petrole was owen bar
live next door in the benghazi neighborhood say they're sorry. >> what happened here is not representing the libyans, especially not representing our islam. we're not like that. >> we feel shame. we feel shame for what happened. they were here to help us. they helped us and they were helping us and we really need this help. >> reporter: last night a british newspaper, the independent, reported that 48 hours before the attack, the state department had, quote, credible information about possible attacks and ignored it. but the obama administration has flatly denied the accusation and a spokeswoman for the director of national intelligence called it absolutely wrong. she said, quote, we were not aware of any actionable intelligence that an attack on the u.s. mission in benghazi was either planned or imminent. as you heard norah o'donnell say, thee protests across -- these protests across the middle east expected to grow and spread after the friday morning prayers. back to you. >> kristin fisher with the live update from outside the state department this morning. >>> we'r
on u.s. missions in that region. >> the attacks happened in benghazi, libya and cairo, egypt. the attacks are being blamed on a california man and his films. >> americans want to say something bad about prophet mohammad. >> reporter: in cairo, egypt, demonstrators scaled the walls of the u.s. embassy tearing down the american flag and replacing it with an islamic banner. [indiscernible] >> reporter: those behind the attacks blame an american film they say ridicules the islamic prophet mohammad. >> they make our people angry because they will kill, they will fight, they will do such a situation. >> reporter: in response the u.s. embassy in egypt issued a statement saying, it condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of muslims. in a statement secretary of state hillary clinton said, let me be clear, there is never any justification for violent acts of this kind. but it was a statement from the embassy in egypt that set off a political firestorm between the obama and romney campaigns. mitt romney responded in a statement saying, it'
in ben benghazi, libya. every room was torched, vandalized and looted. it was not heavily fortified. the attackers bombed the guard house and then took over the main building and completely destroyed it throwing pieces of furniture into the pool. the raid lasted four and a half hours without any ofthe attackers getting caught or killed. >>> last night the house of representatives approved another temporary spending bill to prevent a government shutdown. this measure will fund all cabinet agencies at current levels for another six months. the current budget expires september 30. >>> big brother is getting a little bigger in prince george's county. >> ken molestina explains why police are getting ready to set up even more cameras along county roads. >> reporter: to say the traffic cameras aren't popular in prince george's county would be a gross understatement. >> they're there for no reason, just to get personally in people's business or whatever. >> it's getting outrageous. >> i feel as show you're violating my rights. >> reporter: police say those despised cameras are taking more t
an assault on the u.s. consulate building in benghazi setting the complex on fire. that's where the casualties happened. the attackers were apparently responding to a film by a california man and they say it ridicules the prophet mohammad. >> americans want to say something bad about prophet mohammad. >> we will never accept that our -- [indiscernible] >> in cairo, egypt demonstrators scaled the walls of the u.s. embassy and tore down the american flag and replaced it with an islamic banner. >>> this morning prince george's county police are looking for the killer who gunned down a student on his way to school. now classmates at central high are mourning the death of markel ross. kristin fisher is live outside the school in capitol heights with more. good morning, kristen. >> reporter: if prince george's county have any leads, they're not talking about it. the word this morning, still no suspects and still no motive. but marckel's mother says she believes bullying may be to blaip. she says when the 18-year-old transferred from central high school to anne arundel county in 2009,
in connection with the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. tuesday's attack killed four americans, including ambassador chris stevens and itself u.s. is bracing for more possible violence at its embassies in the muslim world following friday prayers. >>> health officials expect the number of new cases of the west nile virus to start dropping. the centers for disease control says this year's outbreak has been the worst since we first learned about west nile back in 1999. at least 180 people have died, including a handful in our area. more than 2600 have gotten sick. >>> new york city cracking down on large size sugary drinks. the city board of health voted to ban the sale of any sugar sweetened drink larger than 16 ounces. health officials say it's a crackdown on a major cause of obesity but a lot of people simply aren't happy with this. the law goes into effect in march. >>> the nation's most widely circulated paper has a different look this morning. that story is coming up. >> plus, we'll take a look at some of the new movies in theaters today. >> but first, i've been combing thr
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